Public Notice

September 7, 2023 – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada must determine whether the proposed project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

To help inform this determination, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is inviting comments from the public respecting that determination. All comments received will be considered public and may be posted online.

Written comments must be submitted by October 6, 2023 to contact identified on the project page.


The Proposed Project

New Fibre Installation

A new backbone network will be established, including submarine fibre, from Kuujjuarapik (Quebec) to Fort Severn and Peawanuck. The Project will establish 2 Points of Presence as part of the backbone from which Dedicated Broadband Service will be offered. The backbone network will consist of approximately 50 km of direct-buried fibre on land, and 800 km of submarine fibre on Hudson Bay.

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